Farmington View Weekly Focus

April 11-15

Weekly Calendar

Monday, April 11

7:50-8:20 Attendance Meeting (Lisa & Roger)

10:00-12:00 Grant Corliss on Campus for Meeting and Walkthroughs

1:00-1:30 STEM Meeting (Janet & Roger)

2:20-2:40 Formal Observation Debrief (Jill & Roger)

2:45-4:00 STEM/STEAM Workshop @ FV

4:00-5:00 Licensed Listening Session at Witch Hazel

7:00-8:00 FVPAE Meeting


Tuesday, April 12

7:30-12:00 Roger @ AC for K-12 Principal Leadership

8:00-9:00 Christy's Class Testing ELA

10:15-11:00 Jill's Class Testing ELA

11:00-11:45 Tracey's Class Testing ELA

12:00-1:00 Roger @ AC for STEM Principal Meeting

12:30-1:30 Danielle's Class Testing ELA

2:20-2:50 Licensed Staff Meeting (Jog-A-Thon & Other Items)


Wednesday, April 13

8:00-9:00 Christy's Class Testing ELA

10:15-11:00 Jill's Class Testing ELA

11:00-11:45 Tracey's Class Testing ELA

12:30-1:30 Danielle's Class Testing ELA

2:00-3:15 Principal Directed Academic Seminar (Debbie Ashley - New Principal Input)

4:00-5:00 Roger @ Admin Leadership Meeting


Thursday, April 14

8:00-9:00 Christy's Class Testing ELA

8:00-10:00 Roger @ AC for SEC Meeting

10:15-11:00 Jill's Class Testing ELA

10:00-11:00 Roger @ AC for Attendance Meeting

11:00-11:45 Tracey's Class Testing

2:15-3:45 Running Club (Christy & Erin)

2:05-4:00 Academic Club (Sara & Danielle)


Friday, April 15

8:00 Ring the Bell

8:00-9:00 Christy's Class Testing ELA

8:00-1:45 Robin's Class to Blooming Farms

10:15-11:00 Jill's Class Testing ELA

11:00-11:45 Tracey's Class Testing ELA

11:30-12:00 Roger meets with Facilities about FV Energy Projects for 2016-17

12:30-1:30 Danielle's Class Testing ELA

4:00-10:00 FVPAE Panda Express Fundraiser

Nuts and Bolts

  • State Testing: Please be mindful of state testing this week. The calendar above has times and days of testing. Signs with "Testing" will be placed on the doors. Please don't have students print to the small lab when it's in use. On Wednesday, I will send out a testing update.


  • FV Principal Selection Process: Debbie Ashley will be here on Wednesday at 2:00 to get input from the staff on the characteristics you would like your next principal to have. Licensed staff is required to attend (during academic seminar time) while it is voluntary for classified staff. This is your time to give input. Parents will be meeting with Debbie that evening at 6:00 pm.


  • Jog-A-Thon: Cindy Vuylsteke will join us Tuesday at 2:20 to talk about the Jog-A-Thon


  • Bathrooms: Please remind your students to flush the toilets. Reuter mentioned that this is becoming an issue.


  • Containment Drills: We will have two containment drills this month. The date/time will be a surprise.

Shout Outs

  • Christina & Erin put on a very informative/engaging Kindergarten Open House last Tuesday. Their videos (Made by students) were awesome!


  • Janet's 6th grade math class was working in groups to find the area of irregular shapes. The amount of math talk and discourse amongst the groups was a real joy to hear. They were 100% engaged and focused on their work.


  • I was watching Alissa work with some of our students on the playground. She is always kind and very patient. Both traits allow her and our students find success.


  • Tracey was teaching her class how to establish context for an introduction. This was a new and challenging concept. She used a Lou Gehrig video clip and had students focus on what they saw and heard as he spoke. She provided a graphic organizer to support this work. Between the video and graphic organizer, her students started to understand how to build context. Tracey designed a lesson that had support and an engaging way to think about the concept.


  • During Jill's observation, every student had the opportunity to speak. She used a combination of sticks of opportunities and cold calling. This kept students on their toes and engaged.


  • Thank you to Karey and Susan for staying late on Tuesday to support the Kindergarten Open House.


  • During state testing, Marcia is always willing to support and be flexible. Her efforts make a difference for all of us.

8 Mathematical Practices

Standards for Mathematical Practice #6

Have a Wonderful Week!